London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
A Shelley part-glazed parian bust of The Right Honourable Winston Churchill
quarter-length, wearing military uniform, on plinth base inscribed THE RIGHT HON-/WINSTON CHURCHILL/FIRST LORD OF THE/ADMIRALTY, printed black mark, circa 1916 -- 12cm. high; a quarter-length bust of the Right Honourable D. Lloyd George, on titled plinth base, printed mark --- 12cm. high; a quarter-length bust of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, on plinth base inscribed ADMIRAL/SIR JOHN JELLICOE/In supreme command/of the/North Sea Fleet, printed mark -- 12cm. high; and an Arcadian China quarter-length bust of Austen Chamberlain -- 15cm. high, circa 1920
See illustration (4)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Please note that this lot should be Daggered for VAT at 17.5
Explore a breathtaking array of Impressionist and modern art, to be offered in our forthcoming 20th Century Week auctions from 15–22 June.
Why this iconic piece, offered in New York on 20 June, represented a 'moment of profound transition’ for its creator — and for furniture design itself